Video Showing The Current Ubuntu Phone State

Jono Bacon, the Ubuntu Community Manager, has posted a video today in which he shows the current state of Ubuntu Phone OS running on a Galaxy Nexus.In the video you can see some of the core functionality like receiving a phone call and text, multitasking, as well as some apps like the weather app, web [...]

Ubuntu Might Get A New Simplified Packaging Format / App Installer

According to a recent message posted on the Ubuntu Devel mailing list by Colin Watson, Installer Team leader, Ubuntu might get a new, simplified packaging format and app installer which should make it easier for developers to get their software into Ubuntu. This will target, at least initially, the Ubuntu phone/tablet but it should be [...]

Ubuntu Touch Daily Builds Available For Download

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview daily builds (images) are now available for developers and enthusiasts.The Ubuntu Touch (also known as “phablet”) daily builds aren’t tested so they may contain new features and bug fixes but also new bugs and regressions!If you’ve installed the latest phablet-tools package (0.6) from the Phablet Tools PPA, you can run the [...]

How To Flash Ubuntu Touch From Windows

The official Ubuntu Touch installation instructions are only for Ubuntu, so if you’re running Windows, the instructions won’t work for you. So here’s how to install Ubuntu Touch if you’re using Windows.Firstly, download the images for your device from HERE:You’ll need to download the files specific for your device as well as “quantal-preinstalled-phablet-armhf.zip”.The files which [...]

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview And Ubuntu SDK Released, Developers Can Now Flash Ubuntu On Nexus Devices

The Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview has been released. This includes the source code and images for both the phone and tablet interfaces and are aimed at developers so it’s not something you should install for actual every day usage. For now you’ll find that some features are missing, like playing music, no mobile data connection, [...]

Canonical Unveils New Ubuntu Tablet Interface

Canonical has unveiled a new Ubuntu tablet interface today, which shares some of the Ubuntu Phone OS elements, but it also comes with new features such as a “Side Stage” which lets you use phone and tablet apps in the same time.Side Stage – use phone and tablet apps in the same timeSide Stage is [...]

Tick, Tock, Tablet Time [Important Ubuntu Announcement Coming Tomorrow]

Just like more than a month ago, when Ubuntu Phone OS was announced, a countdown is displayed on the Ubuntu.com homepage, and this time it says: “Tick, tock, tablet time!”. So what could this be? An Ubuntu tablet is about to be released? Or more probably an optimized Ubuntu Phone OS for tablets?The announcement will [...]

Get The Ubuntu Phone OS Welcome Screen On Android As A Live Wallpaper

Ubuntu Live Wallpaper is a new Android live wallpaper designed to look like the Ubuntu Phone OS welcome screen:Ubuntu Phone OS live wallpaper for AndroidUbuntu Phone OS”If you can wait no more, we have small substitute for your Android phone! You can enjoy a live wallpaper that is similar to Ubuntu Phone ‘Welcome Screen’ from [...]

Ubuntu For Phones Announced Today

The mysterious “so close you can almost touch it” countdown from the ubuntu.com website has just expired, revealing a new operating system for mobile phones: Ubuntu Phone OS.Check out the trailer and Mark Shuttleworth’s presentation of Ubuntu Phone OS videos below:(direct video link)(direct video link)According to The Verge, Ubuntu for phones is built around the [...]